EUROPÄISCHE EINBANDKUNST AUS SECHS JAHRHUNDERTEN, BEISPEILE AUS DER BIBLIOTHEK OTTO SCHÄFER, SCHWEINFURT, 1992. Manfred V. Arnim.

EUROPÄISCHE EINBANDKUNST AUS SECHS JAHRHUNDERTEN, BEISPEILE AUS DER BIBLIOTHEK OTTO SCHÄFER, SCHWEINFURT, 1992.

(Bookbinding).
  • (Salzweg/Passau: Tutte, 1992).
  • 4to.
  • cloth
  • xii, 494+(1) pages

Price: $75.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 71421

Catalogue for an exhibition held October 11, 1992 - March 28, 1993, of beautifully-bound books from the library of renowned bibliophile Otto Schäfer. Samples of sumptuous bindings from early 15th century up to late 1980s. Contains 219 leaves of color plates depicting works by Derome le Jeune, Johann Preisger, A.M. Padeloup, Pétrus Ruban, Claire van Vliet, and many others. Page of detailed commentary accompanies each entry. Includes several useful and detailed indices: one for the exhibited works; owners; bookbinders; descriptions of editions and manuscripts. Also glossary and bibliographic references. Slightly bumped top corner.